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First Western

Assistant Vice President | Cherry Creek

As Vice President, Margaux builds and maintains relationships with her clients to help them reach their banking and financial goals.

Margaux started out her career in the financial industry at a hedge fund back office in Minneapolis. After five years in the hedge fund industry, she transitioned into Community Banking working as a Credit Analyst for two regional banks in Southern Minnesota. In 2016, she relocated to Denver and began working for First Western Trust as a Senior Credit Analyst on the Credit team. In 2019, she was promoted to a Relationship Banker in Cherry Creek. Even though her career has primarily been focused in support roles, she has always espoused a sincere client focus and excitement for helping clients achieve financial dreams.

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Getting to Know Margaux

What do you like most about what you do?

I learn something new every day. The environment is challenging and rewarding and at the end of the day, we get to help our clients achieve their financial dreams.

What is your motto?

Your greatness is limited only by the investments you make in yourself.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Relaxing on a warm, sunny beach with a good book.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Business Law from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN
  • NMLS ID 1815815


  • Volunteers in various community projects with the First Western Trust Credit Team